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December 12, 2012

Tremor rattles North Texas suburbs

FORT WORTH, Texas — A slight earth tremor rattled part of North Texas.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 2.6-magnitude earthquake was centered 2 miles east of Burleson, or 13 miles south of Fort Worth.

Fort Worth police Capt. Kevin Rodricks tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that 911 operators were flooded with calls from residents of southwest Fort Worth who reported "a loud bang, followed by tremors."

No damage was reported.

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